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Griffin Behavioral Health & Addiction Services

Call our Crisis Intervention Lines

Call Psychiatry - Crisis Intervention at (203) 732-7580.

Behavioral Health & Addiction Services

The Griffin Hospital Department of Psychiatry offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient behavioral health and chemical dependency programs in a comfortable, healing environment.

Our psychiatric services offer complete clinical assessments and a full range of on-going treatments for individuals, couples, and families. We are committed to empowering patients by providing them with the information and encouragement they need to become actively involved in their care and wellness.

Behavioral Health & Addiction Programs

Crisis Intervention

If you or someone you know needs some help, including mental health services for those with state insurance or no insurance, services for alcohol or drug abuse, suicide prevention, medication needs, and more, we're here for you. Call our crisis line, or read more here.

Inpatient Psychiatry

Griffin Hospital's Inpatient Psychiatric Unit is a 14-bed adult and geriatric short-term treatment unit providing comprehensive evaluation and focused, crisis-oriented treatment for patients who cannot be treated safely on an outpatient basis. Click here to learn more.

Outpatient Psychiatry

Services include: Crisis intervention and consultation services through the Emergency Department, Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic for adults, and hospital consultation and liaison service for inpatients on the medical floors. See our information page here for more.

Intensive Outpatient Programs

A multidisciplinary team, the patient and the family collaborate to develop and then achieve focused, relevant goals. Assessments and treatment plans are individualized to address the individual's needs, and treatment involves a variety of group and individual methods along with the use of medications as indicated. Read more about our program here.

Services/Conditions We Can Help With

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Buprenorphine (MAT)
  • Chemical Dependency/SA/SUD
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Depression
  • Naltrexone Injectable MAT
  • Opioid Treatment Service (OTS)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Partum Depression
  • Psychotic/Schizophrenic
  • Substance Use
  • Vivitrol
Outpatient Suboxone Program

Are you abusing heroin or other opiates and are looking to stop your use? Are you using other substances (i.e. benzodiazepines, alcohol, cocaine) that may also require treatment?

How We Can Help

Our program provides evaluation and assessment for opioid use disorder and mental health related diagnoses, and includes:

  • Treatment coordination
  • Suboxone maintenance
  • Group psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric medication evaluation and management
  • Referrals to community resources (primary care physician, case management services, individual psychotherapy)

For further program information, please contact:

Amy Vitale, LADC, LPC
Emily Medina, LCSW